Library Link of the Day

October 2013

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  1. George Washington gets his presidential library [CBS News]
  2. Free Sherlock Holmes: the Copyright Battle of Baker Street [The Conversation]
  3. Looks good on paper [The Economist]
  4. The Abomination of Ebooks: They Price People Out of Reading [Wired]
  5. Locked Out of the Library [Inside Higher Ed]
  6. Who's Afraid of Peer Review? [Science]
  7. "Mispronunciations" That May Be Fine [Merriam-Webster Ask the Editor]
  8. Full STEAM Ahead: Injecting Art and Creativity into STEM [School Library Journal]
  9. Google in Jeopardy: What If IBMís Watson Dethroned the King of Search? [Wired]
  10. E-books are changing reading habits [USA Today]
  11. The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire [io9]
  12. The gloves are off [The National Archives]
  13. The Sting [Inside Higher Ed]
  14. Short on Space, Libraries Look to One Another for Solutions [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  15. Amazon removes abuse-themed e-books from store [BBC News]
  16. Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming [The Guardian]
  17. The End of the American Highway Map [Esquire]
  18. Bowker: Number of Self-Published Titles Grows Nearly 60% in 2012 [Digital Book World]
  19. The Toxic Middle [American Libraries]
  20. E-book piracy? Tsk, students [ZDNet]
  21. Libraries read mood of digital age [ABC]
  22. Dictation contest creates nostalgia for Chinese tradition [Xinhua]
  23. Why Scientists Held Back Details On A Unique Botulinum Toxin [Morning Edition]
  24. The Decline of Wikipedia [Technology Review]
  25. Boxcar library that served lumberjacks on display at Fort Missoula museum [The Missoulian]
  26. Open Access to Scholarly Literature: Which Side Are You On? [Jill Cirasella]
  27. Senator Demands Explanations From Humanities Endowment [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  28. Iceland: Where one in 10 people will publish a book [BBC News]
  29. Authors Accept Censorsí Rules to Sell in China [The New York Times]
  30. The Talmud: Why has a Jewish law book become so popular? [BBC News]
  31. Little 'Libraires' That Could: French Law Would Keep Amazon At Bay [All Things Considered]

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